7.75" x 5.25". 454pp. Original maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering and ambossed front board. Spine and boards a bit faded, corners lightly rubbed, one leaf chipped at the corner with no loss of text. Otherwise generally near fine condition. With 16 lithograph plates. See Cowan page 298; Howes H-811; Six-Guns 1081; Graff 2018; etc. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Reminiscences of An Old Timer. A Recital of ...
Publisher: H. S. Crocker and Company
Publication Date: 1887
Edition: First edition.
Book Description H. S. Crocker, San Francisco, 1887. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 454. Illustrated. Drab red cloth stamped in gilt on the spine, little worn, hinge tender, a very good copy. Howes H811; Cowan p. 298; Smith 4891; Graff 2018; Graff 2018. Rocq 15863. Smith 4820. Phillips, p. 190 The early adventures of one of the first "pioneers" in the Pacific Northwest. Early Northwest historical Americana narrative! Hunter and his family emigrated overland in 1852. He later mined around Shasta City and Ureka in the 1850's, Shoalwater Bay Oyster Business, Sherriff of Pacific County, Gold Mining at Kootenia British Columbia, took part in the Rogue River Indian War of 1853, rode express between Virginia City and Bannock, served in the Civil War, participated in the Nez Perce War with General Howard, served in Washington Territory legislature. Bookseller Inventory # 56157
Book Description Review and Herald, Battle Creek, MI, 1889. Fourth edition.. 8vo, pp. 508. Illustrated. Warmly inscribed on the flyleaf:"Compliments of the author, Col. Geo. Hunter to T. Hunter, as in other words Hunter to Hunter . Timus the chief to The Chief of Good Fellows July 8th, '90." Also signed with his Indian name. Red cloth stamped in gilt, little worn, hinge tender, a very good copy.Howes H811; Cowan p. 298; Smith 4891; Graff 2018. Howes H-811. Graff 2018. Cowan (II), p. 298. Rocq 15863. Smith 4820. Phillips, p. 190 The early adventures of one of the first "pioneers" in the Pacific Northwest. Bookseller Inventory # 17960
Book Description Review and Herald, Battle Creek, MI, 1888. Third edition. 8vo. xxv, 508 pp. Illustrated, plates, portrait frontispiece. Inscribed by the author on a front endpaper in 1889, using both his given name and his Indian name "Timus." A native of Ohio, Hunter emigrated to California, near Yreka, in 1852; among other exploits, he relates stories of three Indian wars, the Rogue River Wars of 1853 and 1855-56, the Nez Perce War of 1877, and the Bannack Indian War of 1878. Howes H-811. Graff 2018. Cowan (II), p. 298. Rocq 15863. Smith 4820. Phillips, p. 190 ("appendix added" to this edition). Original gilt-stamped illustrated red cloth (rubbed, a little discolored along the top edges of the boards, spine faded, spine ends a little frayed), floral endpapers. Still a good solid copy with a nice inscription by the author. (1326). Bookseller Inventory # 54167